Ireland international Josh Cullen set for reunion with Vincent Kompany after Anderlecht accept Burnley’s €3m bid


Eire midfielder Josh Cullen is ready to hitch Championship aspect Burnley, in keeping with studies in Belgium.

nderlecht rejected a bid of €2 million from Burnley final week however have now reportedly agreed a deal for €3 million. Cullen was absent at Anderlecht coaching on Friday and he’s anticipated to bear a medical on Monday.

Within the final two seasons, the 26-year-old had been a mainstay in Vincent Kompany’s aspect, that includes 78 instances. Kompany was appointed Burnley supervisor final month, and it seems he’ll be taking the Eire worldwide with him to Turf Moor.

A product of West Ham’s academy, Cullen signed for the Belgium membership in October 2020 for €600,000, and is ready to go away the membership with one 12 months remaining on his present deal.

“Those that admire his work-rate essentially the most are his teammates,” stated Kompany of Cullen final 12 months. “He has just one factor in thoughts, the group. If the group wins, it’s as a result of he did lots of jobs that the others couldn’t do.”

Cullen began all eight of Eire’s World Cup qualifiers final 12 months and will be part of his compatriots Nathan Collins and Kevin Lengthy at Turf Moor. Kompany can also be eager on signing 21-year-old Jason Knight. Fellow Irishmen Luke McNally and Dara Costelloe have additionally penned new offers at Burnley in latest weeks, because the membership seems to win promotion again to the Premier League.

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